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Carolyn Ragatz, one of our certified trainers, wrote me an email that fleshes out the question for this week.  “I just read …

February 12, 2018

January 2018 marks the beginning of our third year working with Central Catholic High School in San Antonio, Texas as a Center …

February 2, 2018

Jeremy fidgets and clicks his teeth in such a way that he drives his teacher crazy; Latrice is taking notes but not …

January 22, 2018

“Our genomes are 99.9% identical from one person to the next as long as the two individuals being compared are two men …

January 14, 2018

The most recent available data, vetted by the American Academy of Pediatrics, shows children between 2 and 12 spend 4.5 hours per …

January 29, 2018

 Dr. Michael Gurian has studied and served children for thirty years. In The Wonder of Girls (2002), he presented a science-based approach to …

February 2, 2018

We begin this year with a sense of profound thanks for all of you who have brought the Gurian Institute into your …

January 2, 2018

A Blog Post by Michael Gurian Today’s date is 12/7/17.  What I write here will attach to today’s date yet, I believe, …

December 12, 2017

Certified Trainer Rosemarie Engman and her class at Sacred Heart School in Bellevue, Washington  are making video clips of Gurian strategies …

December 5, 2017

he mental health of our children is becoming increasingly fragile. Wherever we look, we see immense loneliness and confusion in teen communities. …

November 13, 2017

Last week, Dr. Jim Weber and I visited classrooms at Central Catholic High School in San Antonio, Texas.  Central Catholic, a school …

November 7, 2017

Dear Friends and Colleagues, We are fully entering the digital age(!) and proud to offer a Membership subscription service to educators, parents, mentors, …

October 24, 2017

Ever misplace your phone, forget someone’s name, or struggle to find the right words? Of course, you have.  It happens to all …

October 11, 2017

​As I was writing Saving Our Sons (February 2017) and just recently, as I am completing The Minds of Girls (January 2018), I’ve been receiving more …

October 3, 2017

Is Children’s Mental Health a School Issue or a Parent Issue?  We’ve been alerting our readers to issues in suicide prevention this …

September 26, 2017

​As we honor the passing of the 16th anniversary of one of the deadliest days in the history of the United States …

September 12, 2017

​It doesn’t matter where I am working–from Houston to Nashville, San Antonio to Bel-Air, Bloomfield Hills to Chandler–everyone is wondering the same …

August 23, 2017

Michael Gurian’s new book, The Minds of Girls: A New Path for Raising Healthy, Resilient, And Successful Women, is now published!  We …

January 8, 2018

A blog by Michael Gurian, August 16, 2017 On the day Google software engineer James Damore was fired for writing a Memo about Google’s …

August 15, 2017

A revolution may be underway on behalf of boys, not just in the U.S. but also abroad.   Our own Katey McPherson just …

July 20, 2017

Gurian Institute Executive Director Katey McPherson talks with Heather Chauvin about screen time in the summer. ​As we move through summer, technology …

July 7, 2017

My daughter, Davita, 24, is an avid and accomplished rock climber. She and her boyfriend, Ben, go on two to three month …

June 14, 2017

Answer:  They are both games and potential maturation tools because they already deal with themes of character development and manhood. Every video game–even …

June 7, 2017

Answer: Both coed and single gender schools can be great schools. Communities should have free choice. In a new era of school …

May 24, 2017

4 girls. 2 at once! How did I get so lucky? As a sister to 5, with no brothers, you would think …

May 15, 2017

According to Smart Insights (www.smartinsights.com/social-media-marketing), Facebook is still the most widely used social networking app globally. Instant messenger apps like WhatsApp and …

May 11, 2017

Ask Dr. Gurian: Is it always wrong to tell a child, “Stop crying!” Or to put this another way: Because I said …

May 3, 2017

Question:  For love to last, what are the negative habits to change as soon as possible? Answer:  You’ve probably met couples in which one …

April 26, 2017

“Lessons of Lifelong Intimacy explores the hidden depths of marriage and relationships.  Gurian utilizes cutting edge neuroscience to help couples experience happy and …

April 26, 2017

Chances are, if you teach or have tweens or teenagers, you have heard the buzz about the new NetFlix series, “13 Reasons …

April 17, 2017

Q:  Should we have more debates in our classrooms? ​ A:  Yes!  As a boy raised by Jewish parents, I spent a lot …

March 27, 2017

Dr. Gurian and The Gurian Institute have been on the move this year to places near and far. Trainings in Florida, Georgia, …

March 20, 2017

Ask Dr. Gurian by Michael Gurian, www.gurianinstitute.com Q: Is there really a “He” or “She” anymore? A: Yes. But when we hear …

March 17, 2017

All of my life I have been surrounded by girls. ​ Growing up with 4 sisters was quite a chaotic scene, although …

March 1, 2017

“The Other Side Of The Report Card”-what a novel concept! As I listened to Dr. Michele Borba’s 1 :30 minute promo clip …

February 16, 2017

The Gurian Institute has been very busy this week as we wrapped up our 3rd Gurian Winter Institute on the shores of …

February 6, 2017

Blog post by Michael Gurian In thirty years of working with children, I have never been more worried than I am right …

January 30, 2017

This week was a wonderful week of planning, executing, and pulling together many groups from around the globe as I pulled together …

January 30, 2017

There are many things that fascinate me. Human behavior is one of them. The brain, how we protect ourselves from danger, how …

January 11, 2017

How is your son doing?  How are YOU doing? If he is struggling or withdrawn, complaining about school, acting out, bored, or …

January 4, 2017

It is with great excitement that Katey, our GI team, and I announce our partnership with the National Center for The Development …

November 14, 2016

In a world full of digital devices and human interface that is starting to be limited, movement is essential. For the past …

November 2, 2016

Many use the term but it is often confused with just being responsible online. If it is just responsible and ethical …

October 18, 2016

As I think about the last 10 years in schools and the movement of helping kids through conflict, I recall what works …

October 11, 2016

I was speaking at a conference recently on girls’ development.  I had been asked to talk about what will make girls most …

October 7, 2016

Julia Lythcott-Haims is the author of ” How To Raise An Adult:Break Free of the Over Parenting Trap and Prepare Your Kid …

September 19, 2016

Last night as I watched Michael Phelps and his relay team bring home his last gold, it was awesome to see the …

August 18, 2016

“What rights of privacy should my teen have, and what rights are not his or her rights at all? “What are the …

August 9, 2016

Commas. Periods. Semicolons. I never know when to use them. I love to write, so that makes, it, hard, to know, when, …

July 17, 2016

In thirty years of working with children, I have never been more worried than I am right now for our sons.  As …

July 14, 2016

Enchantment. What does that word mean to you? Do you even remember the last time you were “enchanted?” It has been awhile …

June 7, 2016

We are honored and excited to be debuting the “Screenagers” movie as part of our 15th Annual Gurian Summer Institute. This moving …

May 31, 2016

Gurian Model School Army Navy Academy to host Gurian Summer Institute this June! Join us on the shores of the Pacific as …

May 23, 2016

A year ago, Marcus Wheeler won the State Division I Cross Country title in 15:36, a race he had not even qualified …

May 16, 2016

Dr. Michael Gurian recieved an honorary doctor of letters in recognition of his contributions to gender neuroscience and efforts to improve education for children …

May 9, 2016

Teaching and learning have always been embedded in my DNA. From a young age sitting in my mom’s high school French classroom, …

May 2, 2016

Part 1:  Social Media Apps As the technology changes, so must our efforts to protect our students and children. Social media apps …

April 27, 2016

It is often said that “Boys should be boys”…..what does this exactly mean? Many boys go to school and flourish. They weave …

March 30, 2016

An open letter to all parents and teachers regarding the subject of “aggression nurturance”.  We all know that boys and girls are definitively …

March 29, 2016

Our keynote and breakout sessions provide parents and professionals with best practices for working with students, clients, children, and one another. The …

March 8, 2016

Let’s face it; I’m stupid. You know it, I know it, and my parents know it!” These words were spoken in anguish …

April 16, 2014

Boys & Girls decide if school is for them very early: The Gurian Institute knows how crucial early childhood education is – …

April 15, 2014

There has been much focus in the media recently about helping Boys of Color. The Gurian Institute has been working on the …

March 30, 2014

By mistaking unchecked behavior for undeveloped behavior, we allow unacceptable behavior in boys and men to be seen as just another part …

March 29, 2014

My Brother’s Keeper – An Essential Alliance By Michael Gurian, Founder, the Gurian Institute, and author of THE WONDER OF BOYS President …

March 16, 2014
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